African Americana has been making noise in Macon for the last couple of years, bringing home the award for Best Experimental Band at the 2016 11th Hour Readers’ Choice Awards. We sent the guys a few questions about their music, their upbringing and their thoughts on the Local Music Scene. Tell me about the first time you remember playing music.
By Chris Nylund A few weeks ago, I found myself sitting next to Brad Evans, who ending up joining me and my wife at the marble-top bar at Bear Foot Tavern. As our conversations often do, the topic of conversation wandered wildly and at some point, Jason Isbell came up.
Thursday 4/28 Grace Potter COX CAPITOL THEATRE Grace Potter’s epic musical journey reaches a new milestone with the arrival of her solo debut, Midnight (released August 14 on Hollywood Records), an inspired work that is surprising, revelatory and wildly original. Potter has proven her versatility guesting with everyone from Kenny
Brad Evans talks with Dave Rozier about the night Prince crashed an FPD Prom. On April 26, 1980, Dave Rozier was just like any other Jr. at First Presbyterian Day School in Macon, Georgia. He and his date for the JR/SR Prom, Emilie Clarke, were excited about the night that
IN CONCERT TUESDAY, MAY 3 AT THE COX CAPITOL THEATRE CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS $15 in advance – $20 at the door I imagine that Kiefer Sutherland is thankful for the person that handles his publicity, especially during the tour supporting his new country album, Down in a Hole. He’s kind enough to
She’s opened for Robert Plant, Neil Young, and The Rolling Stones. But she doesn’t need any of them to tell her fans she’s a fucking rock star. That’s what she is. It’s what she’s always been. If you haven’t had the pleasure of witnessing her on a stage then shame
Hey Billy. We just love you man. I interviewed you a long time ago, a decade ago now when you first played Macon. Tell me some stories about your Macon Days? Oh yeah. As a matter of fact, I spent a lot of time there with Dickey Betts. Him and his
You’re so Macon if you can tell what holiday it is by driving past Mark Ballard’s house. -Shaker Gramm You’re so Macon if you partied at Red Lamp Lounge, ate Red-Hot Chicken and had a drink with Machine-gun Ronnie! -Lyn Gabriel You’re So Macon if you want to punch someone,
Wednesday 3/23 & Thursday 3/24 Les Brers COX CAPITOL THEATRE A southern rock supergroup plays two nights at The Capitol (also 3/24)! Butch Trucks, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, assembled a new band called Les Brers after the Allman Brothers Band stopped touring. In addition to Butch, Les